As we have previously mentioned, many celebrities including musicians, actors, athletes and more have roots in Berkshire County. There's plenty of talent right under our noses but I was surprised to find just how many MLB players were born right here in the beautiful Berkshires. Then again, are we really that surprised? Below are 17 MLB players born in Berkshire County (please note, some player photos were either unavailable or unusable due to copyright issues)

These MLB Players Were Born in the Berkshires

Thanks to the Baseball Almanac and Wikipedia for player background information.

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